There are key, intrinsic activities and aspects of work that truly make you come alive and within which are your greatest opportunities for top level success, and your greatest fulfillment and joy.

But we don’t tend to realize what they are.

We attribute them to a specific job or business and the roles we had, the product or service we were involved with, the people included.

But nearly every job or business ends or significantly changes and we lose it and try to recreate it based on those external ingredients.

And often can’t recreate it. Why? Because those are not the right ingredients.

To showcase what the right ingredients are, I have Jonathan Fields back on the show.

Jonathan was with me years ago and we talked about his book, How To Live A Good Life.

He has a really big podcast called the Good Life Project, and now he’s put together a work profile you can take for free at, and he goes deep into what sparks us in our work, in his new book, Sparked.

If you want to go beyond merely listening and join our community of people devoted to making positive change in their life and work, come over to and join my Driven To Live Community.

Go from listening to this podcast episode with Jonathan Sparks and join us to talk and grapple with and apply the concepts to your life.

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